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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
I started crafting with cards in 2006 and now I am hooked,I love any kind of stamping and have been very lucky to get published in Paper craft essentials, making cards, Simply cards & papercraft, Digital crafting essentials and Crafters Companion Inspiration magazines. I design for Crafters Companion, Spectrum Noir, Mo's Dream Team, Sugar Nellie. La Pashe and Lili of the valley and some of my cards are showcased on Hochanda TV and Create and Craft. I have made some very talented friends through this blog, I love my crafting buddies. Any questions feel free to email me at greavsie1967@hotmail.com

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Fishing with Grandpa


Today I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab digi stamp is available on the something for everyone cd rom available here 
the BP is also on the cd
colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
sentiment is recycled 
ricrac is a dienamics die
raffia, ribbon, charm and buttons from stash

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Dad's Shed


Tonight I'm sharing a commissioned card for one of my customers
I haven't made many cards this week what with work and I've been ill too.

This image is from Digistamp Boutique called Dad's Shed
colouring medium is promarkers and prisma pencils
fence is a MS Punch
bird dies are from Marianne
buttons and twine from stash
sentiment computer generated


Saturday, 26 April 2014

Gee up neddy


Hello lovelies, I'm here with my DT card for Just Inklined
this fab image is called Gee up Neddy available here

My colouring medium is prisma pencils
papers from dovecraft
twine and button from stash
top sentiment from WRS
bottom sentiment is recycled from another card

Friday, 25 April 2014

Country companions


Another card recycled, it's such a waste to throw them away
papers are from forever friends
banner die is from dienamics
photo corner from whimsy
doily, pearl and card candi from stash
sentiment is also recycled

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Country companions


Tonights card made using a recycled image which i couldn't throw away
the paper is from forever friends
border is from MS
ribbon, doily, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiments from WRS and computer generated.

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Peggy


This little cutie is called Peggy from wee stamps
I have coloured her with promarkers and prisma pencils
paper was a freebie in a magazine
border is an off cut left over from a cheery lynn die
lace, pearls, doily and flowers from stash
sentiments from cuddly buddly and cats life press

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Sorry your leaving


Tonight I am sharing a leaving card made for one of my customers
This fab image is a Ladybugcraftsink stamp called Gossip Nikki available here
I have coloured with spectrum noir pens and prisma pencils
the die cuts are from sizzix and I hand stitched around the edge
papers from LOTV
embossing folder from Crafters companion
doily dies and flowers are cheery lynn dies
speech bubble from x cut
lace and pearls from stash
bottom sentiment strip from pink petticoat
other sentiments are computer generated

New Baby Girl


Today's commissioned card I made for a friend
I've used a topper from LOTV and added some buttons and pearls fro effect
papers are from papermania
border is a cheery lynn die
doilies, ribbon and buttons from stash
circle sentiment from pink gem designs
other sentiments are computer generated


Monday, 21 April 2014

Happy 21st Birthday


Hi peeps I'm sharing a 21st Birthday card with you today
This fab topper and backing card is from the special birthday kit at crafters companion
die cuts are from MB and elizabeth 
pearls from stash
sentiment computer generated

Sunday, 20 April 2014

Blossom


Hi peeps today I'm sharing a card made with a Leanne Ellis stamp called Blossom available here
I've used promarkers and prisma pencils to colour
die cut is from Sizzix
flowers, doily, buttons, pearls,and twine from stash
sentiments from WRS and LOTV

Bebunni Birthday


Hello
I've made a birthday card using the fab Bebunni cd rom
the papers are from DCWV
bow die from Cheery Lynn
fishtail die from dienamics
lace flower handmade by me
sentiment is computer generated
pearls from stash

Saturday, 19 April 2014

Cherry Blossom


My DT card for Just Inklined
I've used Cherry Blossom available here
colouring medium is prisma pencils
I added small gems in the centre of the flowers
papers are from Nana's Nursery
sentiment is computer generated

Friday, 18 April 2014

Adam - Drummer boy


I have a card I made for one of my customers to share today
the fab image is from the Angelica & Adam cd rom 
the papers are from LOTV 
star border is a MS punch
ribbon and buttons from stash
top sentiment is computer generated
bottom sentiment is from bluebird flats

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Wedding Anniversary


Today's card is from the love and romance kit from Crafters companion
backing card from the same kit
border is a MS punch
ribbon, flowers and pearls from stash
sentiment is computer generated
corners from Joy and leabilities
die cut from quickutz


Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Have a monster birthday


Hello peeps, I'm sharing a boys birthday card tonight
this fab image is from Pollycraft and no longer available
papers are from Bo Bunny
colouring medium is prisma pencils
googly eyes, star and buttons from stash
sentiment from pink gem designs

La Pashe DT card - book on a bench


Hi me lovlies I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab decoupage page is called Book on a bench and is available as a decoupage sheet here
or on the fab best of La Pashe 2012 cd rom here

Lace, pearls, doily, twine and flowers from stash

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Camper Van 21st card


Hello lovelies, I'm sharing a 21st card for a campervan lover
the image is from Polkadoodles
I have used spectrum noir pens and prisma pencils to colour and added gems to the centre of the flowers
papers are from First Edition
lace and pearls from stash
flower are a tim holtz die
embossing folder free from the crafters companion inspiration magazine
sentiments are computer generated

Happy Birthday Hubby


I've used the love and romance topper set from crafters companion for this card
the border is a MS punch
ribbon and card candi from stash
bottom sentiment computer generated

Monday, 14 April 2014

Floral Birthday


I am loving these CAS cards at the mo
so quick to put together
These floral digis are from Digistamp Boutique
I've added some pearls
the sentiment is computer generated 

I am entering this card into the Digistamp Boutique April customer competition

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Dan Fishing


Seen as my team are loosing in the FA cup semi final I thought I would share this card to cheer me up a bit lol
I have gone CAS today
I have used fishing Dan from digistamp boutique available here
my colouring medium is prisma pencils
embossing folder is from Darice
blue cloud is a MB die and I stamped the sentiment on there.

I am entering this card into the digistamp boutique April customer competition


Angelica


I just love this cd rom from crafters comanion
this gorgeous little girl is Angelica
the papers are also from the cd
border is a EK success punch
ribbon, gems and pearls from stash
bows are impression obsession dies
sentiment is computer generated

Saturday, 12 April 2014

Skater dude


Today's commissioned card
this fab image is called Skater Dude from Karens Doodles
my colouring medium is promarkers
papers are from dovecraft
buttons, twine and alphabet beads from stash
sentiment is computer generated

Friday, 11 April 2014

Adam - Football


I've been playing with my Angelica and Adam cd rom
this is a digi
I've printed on to the new Neenah desert storm Kraft card
it's fab, I have used my prisma pencils to colour
the papers are from WRS
star die is from MB
circle sentiment is from little claires
ticket sentiment from LOTV
birthday sentiment from cats life press
twine, button and charm from stash

Office Olivia


Hi peeps
Tonight I am sharing a brand new digi from Jak Heath Designs called Office Olivia, I jumped at the chance when Jak asked me to make a card with her, she is available here and you get the blank image and also a coloured in image for quick cards.

I've coloured her with Spectrum noir pens and prisma pencils
papers are from DCWV and first edition
fishtail die is from dienamics
bow die is from cheery lynn
pearls from stash
sentiment from create with tlc
you can also find Jak on Facebook here
xx


Jellypark Design team card - Easter



The challenge theme this time at Jellypark is Easter
I have made two projects

the first is a card made using the Rabbit costume digi available here
colouring medium is prisma pencils
papers are from first edition
stars die from MB
sentiment from LOTV
card candi from stash

for my second project I have made a treat bag
the image used is called Rabbit and balloon available here and this is a charity digi so all proceeds go to the willow foundation, a very worthy cause x
I have coloured with prisma pencils
die cuts are from sizzix
sentiment from cuddly buddly

really easy to make x
hope you will join us xx



Thursday, 10 April 2014

Up the Blades


Tonight I'm sharing a Sheffield United football card
I love this stamp called football bears from LOTV, I've had it for a while and thought it was about time it got inked up.

My colouring medium is prisma pencils 
papers are from WRS and Forever friends
die cuts from Sizzix and Marianne and Memory box 
sentiment strip is computer generated
other sentiments I bought from Ebay but don't know what make they are 


Wine stool Nikki


I think this little lady is my all time favourite digi stamp
she's from Ladybugcraftsink available here
She is so versatile and I love her and use her often
I have coloured her with promarkers and added some GD to her dress and some tiny pearls to Jazz her up a bit.
the papers are from Crafters companion and dovecraft
ribbon and pearls from stash
die cuts from Sizzix, impression obsession and joanna sheen
sentiment is computer generated

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

In the shed


just love these toppers from LOTV, ideal for a quick card
I've used papers from papermania and docrafts
card, buttons and twine from stash 
sentiments are compuer generated.

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Big Day


Hi peeps, I'm sharing a wedding card today
This is a request from one of my customers who wanted a wedding card with a motorbike
I have used this fab digi from Just Inklined called Born to be wild available here, I then masked this and used a Just inklined clear stamp called big day to create a scene.
colouring medium is spectrum noir pens and prisma pencils and a little white sakura glaze pen.
the papers are from LOTV
die cuts are all occasion dies from Joanna sheen
horse shoe, doily, lace, gems and pearls from stash
border I cant remember the make but will find out
sentiment from stash

I am entering this card into the craft all day challenge - Have a heart

Pansies


This fab image is a decoupage page from La Pashe called Oriental Poppy
papers are from LOTV and First edition
border is a MS punch
lace, flowers, stamen, doilies and pearls from stash
sentiments are computer generated

Monday, 7 April 2014

Just Inklined to hop



Hi peeps, it's blog hop time at Just Inklined
the theme is Spring
I have used this fab image called We're Hungry available here
colouring medium is prisma penceils blended with sansodor
paper is from DCWV
sentiment is computer generated
flowers and pearls from stash
die cuts are from sizzix

next on the hop for some fab inspiration is Dawn

Don't forget to leave a comment whilst hopping as there are spot prizes to be won
Happy hopping

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Happy 50th Birthday


Today's card is made for a friend
the fab image is from Crafters companion from the camden town topper kit
card from the same kit
doily, lace, flowers and pearls from stash
border is a MS punch
50 is a MB die
top sentiment is computer generated


Saturday, 5 April 2014

Happy 70th Birthday


Hello lovelies
I'm sharing a LOTV card tonight, this is one of their toppers
the papers are from Papermania and dovecraft
die cut clouds, numbers and words from memory box
watering can from impression obsession
fence is a MS punch
sentiment is computer generated
xx

Hungry Duckling


Hi crafters
I'm sharing my dt project for Just Inklined
I have decided to make a bookmark tag if there is such a thing lol
this cute image is called Hungry duckling available here

colouring medium is Prisma pencils
the tag dies are from Sizzix
banners are a MB die
dew drop and ribbon from stash

Friday, 4 April 2014

Happy Birthday LOTV


This is the card I made for LOTV's 10th birthday
I have gone for a fresh spring feel
Image is a Topper
paper from First edition
border from crafty anne
twine, buttons, flower, ribbon and pearls from stash



Angelica


Ain't she so sweet
This is Angelica from the new cd rom from crafters companion
I jazzed her up with some GD and pearls
papers from papermania
doily from stash
circle sentiment from Jellypark
oodles sentiment from stamping bella


Thanks


I have a thank you card to share today
this fab image is from Digistamp boutique available here
the papers are from Papermania
pearls from stash
sentiment from cuddly buddly

I am entering this card into the Digistamp Boutique April customer competition

Thursday, 3 April 2014

BeBunni - Birthday cake


This is a fab topper from the Bebunni cdrom from crafters companion
I have added some stickles to the cake
flowers and pearls from stash
sentiment from cuddly buddly 
photo corner from whimsy


Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Labelled with love - Pansy - La Pashe DT card


Hi Peeps I'm sharing my DT card for La Pashe
this fab decoupage sheet is called Pansy available here
I used my hot glue gun to decoupage them up and added some pearls to the centres
papers are from first edition
border and butterflies are a MS punch
lace, doilies, lace and pearls from stash
sentiments are computer generated
lace flower handmade by me.
more details on my blog here

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Black Floral


Today's card is made using the black floral set from Digistampboutique
I added some pearls
papers are from Papermania
border is an EK success punch
lace from stash
sentiment on left comes with the image
circel sentiment computer generated by me
friend sentiment LOTV

I am entering this card into the Digistamp Boutique April customer competition

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